The Thickety: A Path Begins by J. A. White audiobook

The Thickety: A Path Begins: A Path Begins

By J. A. White
Read by Susan Duerden

HarperCollins, Katherine Tegen Books 9780062257246

The Thickety Series: Book 1

8.81 Hours Unabridged
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A dark, forbidden forest. Vicious beasts. Deadly plants. An evil spellbook. Secrets. Mysteries. Witches, both good and bad . . . Welcome to the world of the Thickety. Full of action, set in an intriguing and dangerous world, and illustrated with gorgeous and haunting line art, The Thickety: A Path Begins is a truly stunning book. A Path Begins is the thrilling start of a new middle-grade fantasy series about a girl, a mysterious forest, and a book of untold magical powers. Kara and her brother, Taff, are shunned by their village because their mother was a witch. The villagers believe nothing is more evil than magic, except for what lurks in the nearby Thickety. But when Kara enters the forbidden forest, she discovers a strange book, a grimoire that might have belonged to her mother. The events she then sets in motion are both awe-inspiring and terrifying. . . .

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Summary

Summary

A Publishers Weekly Pick of the Week, May 2014

A dark, forbidden forest. Vicious beasts. Deadly plants. An evil spellbook. Secrets. Mysteries. Witches, both good and bad . . . Welcome to the world of the Thickety. Full of action, set in an intriguing and dangerous world, and illustrated with gorgeous and haunting line art, The Thickety: A Path Begins is a truly stunning book.

A Path Begins is the thrilling start of a new middle-grade fantasy series about a girl, a mysterious forest, and a book of untold magical powers. Kara and her brother, Taff, are shunned by their village because their mother was a witch. The villagers believe nothing is more evil than magic, except for what lurks in the nearby Thickety. But when Kara enters the forbidden forest, she discovers a strange book, a grimoire that might have belonged to her mother. The events she then sets in motion are both awe-inspiring and terrifying. . . .

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

The Thickety is a sinister, magical debut with a marvelous and shocking heroine. J. A. White’s elegant writing and masterful plot kept me turning pages late into the night.” Lisa McMann, New York Times bestselling author of The Unwanteds
The Thickety may give you nightmares, but it is a gripping story with a great heroine.” Angie Sage, New York Times bestselling author of Septimus Heap

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Author

Author Bio: J. A. White

Author Bio: J. A. White

J. A. White is the author of the Thickety series. He lives in New Jersey with his wife, three sons, and the ghost of their hamster Ophelia. When he’s not making up stories, he teaches a bunch of kids how to make up stories—along with math and science and other important stuff. He wishes dragons were real because it would be a much cooler way to get to work.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Runtime: 8.81
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English